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The Coordinated Master in Nutrition and Dietetics program has strong academic underpinnings within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS), home to world-renowned faculty at the forefront of their professions. Pitt is a leading pioneer in research and has a significant influence on the Pittsburgh community. Recently, the University has been named one of the top 25 Public Schools in the nation! View a comprehensive list of Pitt’s achievements.

So, why should you choose Pitt Nutrition?

Employment Rate

The job placement rate for Nutrition Masters student is 100% after one year since 2005!

Pass Rate

The 5-year first time pass rate of the National Registration Examination for Dietitians among Nutrition Masters students at Pitt is 96%.

Program Size

Approximately 20 students are admitted to the Coordinated Master’s Degree program each year. Pitt’s Nutrition and Dietetics Programs offer small class sizes that allow for individual student attention and accessible faculty with the environment and resources of a major research university and medical institution.

Expert Faculty

Our faculty are Registered Dietitian/Nutritionists and practitioners, here for the purpose of teaching.  Their experience, expertise and passion are both essential and invaluable in preparing students to become the next generation of health care professionals in the ever-expanding field of nutrition.

A Rehab Community

Supervised practice experiences are provided in a variety of major health care and community settings including the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), one of the most renowned health care systems in the U.S. Recently, UPMC was ranked 12th on the U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals. Pittsburgh is not only home to UPMC but many other health care networks and facilities, providing a wealth of clinical opportunities for our students to gain real world experience and become confident clinicians.

Research and Outreach Opportunities

Independent Study and volunteer opportunities opens doors for students to become involved in areas of research and community development.

Student Groups

Both the undergraduate and graduate programs have student groups who are actively involved in the community and raising awareness about the importance of nutrition!  Students are encouraged to join at any level!

Active Students and Alumni

The alumni and students of our Nutrition programs are a strong and active network. Students have the benefit of connecting with alumni and the professional world through events and activities.

Not from Pennsylvania? We offer a reduced tuition rate for our professional programs!